Associate

Associate

1. Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge. While i descend . . . To my associate powers. (Milton)

2. Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.

3. (Science: physiology) Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.

Origin: L. Associatus, p. P.

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